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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Postdoctoral position (1y) in Logics and Formal Methods, Clausthal, GERMANY

http://www.in.tu-clausthal.de/fileadmin/homes/CIG/pos_13_maslogic.pdf

Research Position in Logics and Formal Methods (TU Clausthal, Germany)
(1 year fixed-term)
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A PDF version of the announcement can be found here: 
http://www.in.tu-clausthal.de/fileadmin/homes/CIG/pos_13_maslogic.pdf

Position
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The Department of Informatics at Clausthal University of Technology is 
seeking to hire a postdoctoral research fellow or PhD student. The 
position is associated with a DFG/FNR-funded project on Game Logics and 
Formal Methods for Multi-Agent Systems.

Institutional Environment
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The position is associated with the Computational Intelligence Group 
chaired by Prof. Dr. Jrgen Dix at the Department of Informatics at 
Clausthal University of Technology.  The department consists of 11 
research groups including the closely related group of Mobile and 
Enterprise Computing led by Prof. Dr. Jrg Mller. Our group is 
research-oriented and actively collaborates with many scientists in Europe 
from the multi-agent and logic community.

Candidate Profile
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Candidates should hold a PhD in a field relevant to the project and have a 
strong background in

- logics and formal methods, or
- game theory and foundations of multi-agent systems

(established by e.g. an excellent list of publications). The candidate is 
supposed to have good communication skills in English. Good social skills 
are also required as cooperation with other researchers is essential. The 
position does not include any teaching duties. Depending on the strength 
of the candidate it is also possible to fill the position with a PhD 
student. In this case the candidate must hold an excellent MSc degree in a 
field relevant to the project..

Appointment
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The appointment is full-time for a period of 1 year and to be filled as 
soon as possible. The gross monthly salary will be in accordance with the 
pay scale TV-L 13 but depends on qualification of the applicant and the 
university regulations.

Application and Contact
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Applications should be sent by e-mail to Dr. Nils Bulling 
(bulling@in.tu-clausthal.de) and have to include a letter of motivation, a 
curriculum vitae, and a list of publications (only in PDF format). The 
deadline for applications is Monday, 15th July 2013.

For further information please feel free to contact Dr. Nils Bulling 
(bulling@in.tu-clausthal.de) and to visit our website: 
http://cig.in.tu-clausthal.de.